TitleWork of the Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
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Welcomes and approves, in principle, the request of the Government of India to become a full member of the Committee as a suitable step towards widening its decision-making base; requests the Secretary-General: (a) to incorporate in the existing recommendations of the Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods all of the new and amended recommendations approved by the Committee at its 15th session; (b) to publish the new and amended recommendations in all the official languages of the UN, in the most cost-effective manner, not later than the end of 1989; (c) to circulate the new and amended recommendations immediately after their publication to the Governments of Member States, the specialized agencies, the IAEA and the other international organizations concerned; invites all Governments, the specialized agencies, the IAEA and the other international organizations concerned to transmit to the Secretary-General their views on the Committee's work, together with any comments they may wish to make on the amended recommendations; endorses the decision of the Committee to combine its 2 subsidiary bodies, the Group of Rapporteurs and the Group of Experts on Explosives, into a single Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, adequate time to be allocated during the sessions of the Sub-Committee to the discussion of matters relating to the transport of explosives.
Adopted at the 36th plenary meeting, 27 July 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 2nd regular session of 1989, Geneva, 5-28 July 1989. - E/1989/INF/10. - 29 Aug. 1989. - p. 42-44. - Issued in ESCOR, 1989, Suppl. no. 1A.